Islam in the Nordic and Baltic Countries (Islamic Studies by Göran Larsson

By Göran Larsson

Although Muslims at the moment are a massive presence in Europe, little is understood concerning the Muslim groups that exist within the Nordic and Baltic areas of Europe. this is often the 1st accomplished and special learn of the background, context and improvement of Islamic associations and Muslim teams in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland, and comprises chapters on Islam in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Iceland and the Faroe Islands.

With contributions through teachers with lengthy event of the Muslim groups in query in keeping with unique study, this quantity offers new and demanding views inside a comparative and nearby framework. Islam in Nordic and Baltic Countries will be an very important reference paintings for college students of European history and Islamology, and should be valuable to all researchers and students drawn to the advance of Islam and Muslim groups on the strategic middle of Northern Europe.

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